St. Lukes Episcopal Health System Executive and
President of Effective Execution, Inc. Publish Article on Capital
Houston, Texas, August 8, 2003 – Effective Execution, Inc.
announced today that an article submitted by Ravi
Kathuria, President of Effective Execution and Osama
I. Mikhail, PhD, Chief Strategic Officer at St.
Lukes Episcopal Health System, has been accepted and
published by the Houston Business Journal in its
August 8th issue.
The article titled, "Capital Reinvestment: Balanced
Decision-Making," focuses on the topic of
organizational alignment and culture as it pertains
to capital reinvestment. For organizations that have
capital available, where they decide to reinvest is
crucial since capital invested in assets today must
become a source for the future generation of
capital. Effective reinvestment of capital requires
a decision-making process that engages the functions
of Strategic Planning, Finance and Operations evenly
and applies their evaluation criteria in a balanced
way. The article is available on-line at
www.EffectiveExecution.com/articles.htm and in the
Houston Business Journal's web archives.
"Organizational alignment and even power
distribution among the functional groups is critical
to prevent an organization from moving in a wrong
direction," stated Ravi Kathuria. "Often
organizations become too focused on only one aspect,
for example - profits, growth, quality, etc. A
balanced view developed by involvement of all the
functional groups is important for long-term
About Effective Execution, Inc.
Effective Execution, Inc. is a management consulting firm focused on
helping clients enhance business productivity by improving their
organization's ability to execute. It helps clients
crystallize their mission, vision and strategic principles; implement
management process such as the strategy execution and sales execution
processes; analyze and design work processes; design the organization
structure, roles and responsibilities and develop a high-performance
About St. Lukes Episcopal Health System
St. Luke's has been providing compassionate healthcare to Houstonians
for almost five decades from its location in the heart of the Texas
Medical Center. Founded in 1954 by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, today
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital delivers primary and tertiary healthcare
to patients from throughout the Houston metropolitan area and from
around the world.